How to do it...

We will perform Nessus setup and initial configuration:

  1. We must first register for an account by going to the following website https://www.tenable.com/products/nessus-home and register for an activation code:
Tenable registration website
  1. Once you register you will be shown a Download link - select it:
Tenable nessus download screen
  1. Select the appropriate download Linux for your Kali distribution in our case we will be downloading the 64 bit version:
Tenable Nessus OS screen selection
  1. On the subscription agreement screen ...

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